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SubjectRe: [V9fs-developer] [PATCH] fs: 9p: add generic splice_read file operations
Dominique Martinet wrote on Tue, Dec 01, 2020:
> > Since generic_file_splice_read() seems to just implement splice_read in
> > terms of the read_iter operation, I simply added the generic implementation
> > to the file operations, which fixed the error I was seeing. A quick grep
> > indicates that this is what most other file systems do as well.
>
> Good catch, might as well do that.
> I'm surprised you didn't hit the same problem with splice_write?
>
> I see iter_file_splice_write being used for it on many filesystems,
> it's probably better to add both?

Yeah, I confirm both are needed (the second for the pipe -> fs side)

This made me test copy_file_range, and it works with both as well (used
not to)

interestingly on older kernels this came as default somehow? I have
splice working on 5.4.67 :/ so this broke somewhat recently...

I'll add an extra patch with the second and take your patch.
Thanks!

--
Dominique

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